Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Thunder Announces New Dance Team 

Posted by Sasha at 6:04 PM ET

OKC Thunder
Sept. 11, 2008

The Oklahoma City Thunder hosted final auditions for its 2008-09 dance team, Thursday night at Toby Keith's "I Love This Bar and Grill" in Bricktown. With a process that started with over 180 women last Sunday, 41 competed for a place on the team, and judges narrowed the selection down to 20 talented dancers.

Dance team hopefuls performed in pairs on Thursday night in front of over 500 Thunder fans. Of the 20 dancers to make the squad, six come from from Oklahoma City, three from Dallas, and one from as far away as Springdale, AR.

Auditions were open to females over the age of 18, who were energetic, had dance experience and were interested in performing at Thunder home games.

Below is the 2008-09 Thunder dance team roster:

1. Katie, hometown Oklahoma City, OK
2. Jada J., hometown Oklahoma City, OK
3. Shereka, hometown Muskogee, OK
4. Erica H., hometown Midwest City, OK
5. Crystal C., hometown Dallas, TX
6. Sheri, hometown Dallas, TX
7. Kimberly, hometown Norman, OK
8. Ashley, hometown Shawnee, OK
9. Hayley R., hometown Springdale, AR
10. Riane, hometown Oklahoma City, OK
11. Lauren, hometown Oklahoma City, OK
12. Christhian G., hometown Oklahoma City, OK
13. Lindsay G., hometown Edmond, OK
14. Nicole C., hometown Mustang, OK
15. Brittany G., hometown Oklahoma City, OK
16. Amy J, hometown Long View, TX
17. Brittany W., hometown Edmond, OK
18. LaTeshia D., hometown Moore, OK
19. Natalie, hometown Altus, OK
20. Megan, hometown McCloud, OK

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